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Evelyn Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Aveline, a double diminutive of the Germanic personal name Avo, from the element avi, perhaps meaning ‘desired’, ‘wished for’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ellen, Belin, Avery, Overly, Even, Evett, Phelan, Fegely, Ewell

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Evelyn Family Origin

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Evelyn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Pilot

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Evelyn family was Pilot. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Evelyn. The most common Evelyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Evelyn's were Farmers.

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Evelyn Life Expectancy

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